ISU-Meridian students, faculty and staff gather toiletries and gifts for local charities and Ugandan orphanage

Melody Glasscock stood in a corner of Room 506 at ISU-Meridian, counting tubes of toothpaste and travel-size containers of lotion, shampoo and dental floss. She wasn’t complaining.

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Idaho Awareness to Action Youth Suicide Prevention Project offers free training in Caldwell Jan. 26

Idaho State University’s Institute of Rural Health is accepting pre-registration for a free suicide prevention training in Caldwell on Jan. 26, 2012.

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ISU-Meridian Health Science Center and Ada County to provide free flu shots at community health screening Dec. 7

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Holiday healthy-eating tips from ISU registered dietitians

I thought it would be fun to poll my colleagues and gather some advice,” said Linda Rankin, assistant dean of the Idaho State University Division of Health Sciences and a registered dietitian. “We wish the community a happy and healthful

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ISU’s Boise Center Aerospace Laboratory and partners awarded $688,000 in grants

Idaho State University geosciences researchers received two grants this fall totaling more than $688, 000 to study fuels in shrub-dominated landscapes in the Northwest and to gather remote-sensing data to assess floodplains.

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Idaho State University audiology students win 2011 National Audiology Awareness Month Student Video Contest

Idaho State University audiology students have won the 2011 National Audiology Month Student Video Contest through the American Academy of Audiology.

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ISU Meridian faculty and students work to help Ugandan children

When Judy Thorne, ISU-Meridian’s HIV and viral hepatitis educator, arrived at Uganda’s Nsumba orphanage last summer, she was struck by the smiles of the children—many living with physical discomforts but resilient despite the challenges in their lives.

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ISU-Meridian nursing students awarded scholarships

Idaho State University-Meridian accelerated nursing students Kate Brusse and Michael Shafer have been awarded $1,000 scholarships in memory of Boise physician Brenda Williams who died of breast cancer in 2009.

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ISU-Meridian Health Science Center and Ada County to provide free flu shots and hepatitis vaccinations at community health screening Oct. 19

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Idaho Conference on Health Care, Thomas Geriatric Health Symposium set Oct. 21 at Idaho State University and ISU-Meridian

The 24th annual Idaho Conference on Health Care and fourth annual Thomas Geriatric Health Symposium will run from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 21 in the Pond Student Union Ballroom and be available at ISU-Meridian via ISU’s distance learning.

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ISU-Meridian Health Science Center and Ada County to provide basic physical exams and free hepatitis vaccinations at community health screening Sept. 28

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Learn about hot careers in health professions; get a flu shot during ISU-Meridian’s Health Science Experience Night and Pharmacy Open House Oct. 13

Interested in becoming a pharmacist, physician assistant or nurse? A medical lab scientist, paramedic or speech-language pathologist?

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El Korah Shriners and ISU-Meridian host free screening for children with orthopedic conditions, burns and spinal cord injuries

The clinic is Saturday, Oct. 1, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive in Meridian, on the north side of I-84 between Locust Grove and Meridian roads.

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Delta Dental of Idaho and Idaho State University improve access to dental care with new full-service dental clinic at ISU-Meridian

Meridian - Idaho State University and Delta Dental of Idaho today celebrated the grand opening of a new dental clinic that provides advanced education for licensed dentists and affordable dental care for underserved patients in the Treasure Valley.

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ISU School of Nursing awarded $1,380,000 HRSA grant to continue and expand ISU Northwest Rural Nurse Residency Program

POCATELLO – The U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration awarded two grants for a total of $1.3 million to Idaho State University School of Nursing for expansion of transition-to-practice programs reaching rural nurses

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Run for the Health of It event set for Sept. 17

Lace up your shoes and run through downtown Meridian in the first annual Run for the Health of It 5k sponsored by Idaho State University-Meridian’s College of Pharmacy. The event begins at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 17, at the

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Delta Dental Residency Clinic at ISU opens on Meridian campus

A new dental clinic that provides advanced training for licensed dentists opened Aug. 3 at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive. Patient fees are based on a sliding scale.

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ISU-Meridian group featured in PSA promoting health care coverage for Idaho kids

The 30-second public service announcement is airing on Treasure Valley and Twin Falls television stations through Aug. 28 and features ISU-Meridian academic dean, Dr. Bessie Katsilometes, former Boise State basketball star

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I Love ISU campaign kicks off in Treasure Valley Aug. 17

Idaho State University senior Dillon Harris will graduate in May, thanks to an ISU scholarship that covered tuition and part of his housing during his college years.

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Physician Assistant Program featured in national magazine

Pick up a copy of this month’s “PA Professional” and you just might see a familiar face or two on the cover. Idaho State’s Physician Assistant Program is the cover story of the June/July issue of “PA Professional,” the national trade magazine of the American Academy of Physician

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ISU-Meridian accepting applications for paramedic science

Idaho State University is accepting applications to its Associate of Science degree program in paramedic science. The deadline to apply is July 15. Classes start Aug. 22 and will be held at the ISU-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311

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ISU-Meridian’s Judy Thorne to travel to Uganda with medical team

Judy Thorne, ISU-Meridian’s HIV educator, will leave Boise July 16 to begin two weeks of medical service at the Nsumba orphanage near Entebbe, Uganda on Lake Victoria. She is one of five core members of a medical team, led

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ISU Alumni Association presents Steve Eaton in concert July 9 in Boise

Enjoy the music of singer/songwriter Steve Eaton, sample Idaho wines, and help feed Idaho’s hungry during “An Evening with Steve Eaton,” Saturday, July 9, presented by the Idaho State University Alumni Association.

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The Couch Potato Effect: Can you satisfy a goal by watching others?

You sit on the couch and watch people cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon. You tune into “The Biggest Loser” and see contestants drop pounds.Your coworker lands a big job promotion.

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Well done, graduates! ISU-Meridian awards 200 graduate and undergraduate degrees at commencement

Idaho State University graduated a record number of students from its Treasure Valley programs May 9, awarding more than 200 graduate and undergraduate degrees in the health professions and sciences.

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ISU-Meridian to host public meeting May 18 about pediatric brain injury

The Brain Injury Association of America says traumatic brain injury is the leading cause of death in the nation’s children and adolescents, and Idaho State University’s Institute of Rural Health is working with a national awareness group to change that statistic.

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Genesis World Mission founder Dr. Karl Watts to speak at May 9 ISU-Meridian graduation

Idaho State University will graduate a record number of students from its Treasure Valley programs Monday, May 9, conferring more than 200 graduate and undergraduate degrees in the health professions and sciences.

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Dr. Patrisia Gonzales to speak on Hispanic traditional medicine at ISU-Meridian April 27

“Exploring Hispanic Traditional Medicine” is the topic of a free lecture Wednesday, April 27, 6:30 -8:30 p.m., Room 697 at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, 1311 E. Central Drive. The lecture will be

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IRH’s Russ Spearman honored for traumatic brain injury work

Russ Spearman, the director of the Institute of Rural Health’s Traumatic Brain Injury Program at ISU-Meridian, has received the 2011 Most Valuable TBISERVE Contributor award from the Health Resources Services Administration.

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ISU Research Day activities set for April 14-15 in Meridian and Pocatello

“Bridging Research and Practice” is the theme of the Idaho State University Division of Health Sciences 22nd Annual Research Day, Friday, April 15, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., in Pocatello, and 8:30 to 1 p.m., in Meridian. New this year is an

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ISU Communication Sciences and Disorders hosts 20th Anniversary conference April 7-8 in Meridian

The conference is titled “What’s Next?” and will feature lectures and panel discussions presented by Idaho State University, regional and national experts in the fields of audiology, sign language interpreting and speech-language pathology.

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Idaho Awareness to Action Youth Suicide Prevention Project offers free trainings in Lewiston March 22

Idaho State University’s Institute of Rural Health is accepting pre-registration for a free suicide prevention training in Lewiston in March. This training is designed to provide the latest scientific information on the warning signs, risk

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El Korah Shriners donate van to ISU-Meridian

Idaho State University-Meridian has a new set of wheels, thanks to the El Korah Shriners in Boise.

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Free flu and hepatitis vaccinations, mammogram referrals at Community Health Screening March 3

Uninsured and unable to afford medical care? Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center, Ada County, Central District Health, and the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare have partnered to bring free Community Health Screenings to low-income and

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Institute of Rural Health to sponsor spring Web series on traumatic brain injury

Traumatic brain injury research, education and prevention will be explored in a free, six-part Web series, sponsored by Idaho State University’s Institute of Rural Health.

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Idaho State University begins construction of Delta Dental Residency Clinic at Meridian Health Science Center

A new dental clinic that will serve low-income patients in the Treasure Valley and provide advanced training for licensed dentists is scheduled to open in August 20ll at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center,

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Idaho Community Foundation donates $1,000 to ISU-Meridian’s TELL Program

Treasure Valley toddlers with significant hearing loss will be better prepared for mainstream preschool, thanks to a $1,000 grant to the Toddler Early Listening and Language Program at the Idaho State University-Meridian Health

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Free flu and hepatitis vaccinations, mammogram referrals at Community Health Screening Feb. 3

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ISU-Meridian’s Dorys De La Paz takes university’s top 2010 customer service honor

Dorys De La Paz greets you with a smile when you walk in the front door of ISU’s Meridian Health Science Center. She’s willing to help faculty, staff and students at a moment’s notice. Her colleagues call her “awesome and amazing.”

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Teens and parents invited to Idaho State University “Future Student Night” Jan. 26 in Boise

Learn about Idaho State University’s nationally acclaimed academic programs and educational opportunities at five receptions hosted statewide by ISU recruiters, faculty, staff and administrators.

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